CCTV footage released of assault in Rochdale bus station which left a man with a broken shoulder

Date published: 10 April 2019

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Police have released CCTV footage after a man was assaulted in Rochdale bus station – causing him to fall and break his shoulder.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was pursued from the direction of Rochdale Town Centre Metrolink station by two men at around 6pm on Thursday 27 December 2018.

He was hit with a bottle to the back of his head, causing him to fall forward to the ground, resulting in two black eyes and a broken shoulder.

He went to hospital and is still recovering from his injuries at home.

Since the incident, police have followed numerous lines of enquiry and have now released CCTV footage of the incident.

Detective Sergeant Paul Davies from GMP’s Rochdale District said: “This was a nasty assault that resulted in significant injuries for the victim and are now appealing for the public to help us identify the men featured in this footage.”

“Do you recognise them or have any information that can assist us?

“There are also a number of potential witnesses to this crime who were in the bus station at the time. We’d urge them to get in touch with police as soon as possible.”

Information can be left with police on 0161 856 4557 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

CCTV footage after a man was assaulted in Rochdale bus station – causing him to fall and break his shoulder.

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